Monthly Archives: December 2013

Michael Kalashnikov (1919-2013)

Michael Kalashnikov, creator of the famous (or infamous, depending on the narrative) AK (Avtomat Kalashnikova), died on December 23, 2013 in Izhevsk, Russia. He was 94 years old. 17th child in peasant family, naturally gifted, he had to drop out … Continue reading

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